What Are the Inspectors Really Looking For?

Written by Margot B

Let's take a step back fromrepparttar fray and examinerepparttar 126045 real target in Iraq...what arerepparttar 126046 inspectors really looking for? The answer is: what they have received fromrepparttar 126047 US -repparttar 126048 West's own exports - such as dual- use equipment used for manufacturing of weapons of destruction. This was supplied withrepparttar 126049 blessing ofrepparttar 126050 US Commerce Dept...$1.5-b worth of dual-use goods.

The inspectors have destroyed a good deal ofrepparttar 126051 equipment imported inrepparttar 126052 1990s, but much still remains. The West's companies and governments are more guilty than most people remember. Following is a listing of some ofrepparttar 126053 items received fromrepparttar 126054 West:

Nassr State Enterprise - Helped extendrepparttar 126055 range of Iraq's SCUD missiles so they could strike US troops in Saudi Arabia and Israelis in Tel Aviv.

- Also helped Iraq's secret effort to enrich uranium.

- Machine tools and high-speed computers: Leybold Vacuum Systems, Hewlett Packard (US); Matrix Churchill Ltd., MEED International (UK); Heinrich Mueller GmbH (Germany); International Computer Systems (UK) - Components and know-how for a plant intended for missile production: Anlagen Bau Contor (Germany) - Missile guidance components: Inwako, C. Plath (Germany)

- Equipment to make missile combustion chambers: H&H Metalform, Leifeld and Co. GmbH (Germany)

- Magnets for centrifuges for enriching uranium: Rhein-Bayern Fahrzeugbau GmbH & Co KG (Germany) - Magnets for calutrons for enriching uranium: Voest-Alpine AG (Austria)

- Turbopumps forrepparttar 126056 engines of SCUD missiles: Thyssen Maschinenbau GmbH (Germany)

- Glass fiber plant useful for making rocket motor casings: Matrix Churchill Corp. (US/UK); Glass Inc. International (US) Al-Qaqaa - Developed explosive lenses for nuclear weapons - High-speed computers: Cerberus, Perkin Elmer Corporation (US) University of Mosul - Site of Iraq's major missile development center

- Research on chemical and nuclear weapons - Equipment for enhancing satellite images: E.Z. Logic Data Systems (US)

- Infrared electronic imaging equipment useful for aerial reconnaissance and missile tracking: International Imaging Systems (US)

- Computers and mass spectrometers useful for nuclear weapon work: Finnigan-MAT (US) Al Kindi - Modification and production of SCUD-B/Al Hussein missiles

I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy

Written by Arthur Snell

The report ofrepparttar Congressional Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (Personal Justice Denied) makes no mention of MAGIC intelligence orrepparttar 126044 men who penetratedrepparttar 126045 Japanese Foreign Ministry code, an event that had a major impact onrepparttar 126046 conduct of WW II. After a two-year so-called "study" and twenty hearings, nine commissioners and their 34-member staff concluded that decisions made regarding ethnic

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